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ReadOasis Step 1 (Part 1) A man stepped onto the baseball field. He walked across the green field. His black hands held onto a... Number 42 (Step 1)

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A man stepped onto the baseball field. He walked across the green field. His black hands held onto a white baseball bat. He set his blue hat to keep the sun from his eyes. And as he stepped up to home base, he looked up. Nine white faces looked back at him. And then he heard words.

"Go back to the cotton fields. They are waiting for you in the jungles, black boy." It was the manager of the other team, the Philadelphia Phillies. And his words were hard and cold. Go ba...

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